Xavi praises Girona style.

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Xavi Hernandez believes that Sunday’s encounter with Girona will be a great match and expects to lead Barcelona to continue winning another game.

Xavi Hernandez, Barcelona’s trainer, praised Girona’s playing style under Miguel Angel Sanchez Muñoz or Michel, believing that the confrontation Between the two teams on the Liga stage this Sunday will be a great game, according to a report from ‘Diario Sport’ last Saturday UFABET

‘Tomorrow will be a great match. Girona are a team at their peak. They play well and Michel is a great coach. Their system is reminiscent of our system. They have a lot of very good players,’ Xavi said of his Catalan rivals.

Xavi also expressed his desire to continue the performance from last week’s 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid. ‘We need continuity after a good game against Atletico’

‘The last two games against Porto and Atletico were good games for us. Our morale increased. And we have gained more confidence. Girona is another very important match to continue.’

Previously, there were reports that Barcelona may consider signing an additional goalkeeper in January after Marc-Andre ter Stegen had surgery to treat a lower back injury. And must rest for about 2-3 months to recover. But Xavi still has confidence in Inaki Peña and confirmed that the 24-year-old goalkeeper will act as a replacement until the German goalkeeper recovers.

The Barca coach confirmed.

‘Despite Ter Stegen’s injury, we will not be looking for a replacement, we have complete trust in Inaghi Peña.’

Last season, Barcelona had won against Girona at home, but could only draw at Camp Nou. Xavi said of both games, ‘Girona last year played two styles in the confrontation. with us They waited for us at the back at Camp Nou and in their stadium, Montiliby, they controlled us.’

When asked if Girona had a chance of winning the Spanish league this season, Xavi replied: ‘Yes, we are in the middle of the season. And they are ahead. They are very brave. and can stay there They played very well.’

‘I see that Michel is ready to coach a big team’ 

‘We expect Girona to be as brave as us. and love to control the ball It will be a battle for possession and control of the match.’